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NBC
Apr 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >>> the obama administration is pushing banks to make more mortgages available to people with weaker credit. "the washington post" reports critics say the move could lead to the same risky lending that caused the housing crisis. >>> and #earnings. the s.e.c. will now let companies make major announcements on facebook and twitter that could move their stock. current rules require all investors to receive significant news at the same time. from cnbc's global headquarters, i'm bertha coombs. back to you. >>> now to business where a couple of recalls. subaru is recalling more than 200,000 legacy and outback models from 2005 to 2009. for possible corrosion in brake lines. >>> to a tyson recall of 127,000 pounds of uncooked breaded chicken tenderloins because they are not labeled as containing soy which is an allergen. >>> rapper and recording mogul jay-z adds a new title. sports agent. beyonce's husband signed new york yankees second baseman cano. he's teaming up with sports to form rock nation sports. >>> billionaire investor carl icahn snapped up a stake in nuance communications between dragon
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
you. >>> the obama administration is looking for a replacement for fbi director robert muller and for the first time in our nation's history, one of the leading con senders a woman. the "washington post" says that president obama's top counterterrorism adviser, lisa monaco, is topping that list. monaco oversaw the national security division at the justice department before joining the white house. >>> so, hillary clinton back in the news because she will be hitting the speaking circuit this month, delivering her hadder first paid remarks since she stepped down as secretary of state. mrs. clinton tops democratic party and national surveys as a folks presidential contender come 2016, though she has not yet announced any formal decision. she is also one of the 125 women to make "newsweek's" latest women of impact issue. and joining me now to talk more about this is "newsweek" and daily beast editorial director, justine rosenthal. justine, great to have you here. obviously, this is a wonderful issue, inspiring issue for a lot of and he will it is tied to the fourth annual women in
CNN
Mar 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
editor at the "washington times." emily, what do you make of president obama saying shame on us if we have forgotten newtown? >> i would say the only person that should be ashamed is president obama. we haven't heard him talk about gun control in weeks, and suddenly on the day which everyone knew in advance that connecticut was releasing all this information about what happened at sandy hook, he suddenly has a press conference at the white house and starts calling for more of his political agenda. it's just -- i think it's disgusting. that's what he's been pushing for since before he got re-elected and he will continue to push for it. >> cornel, what about that. almost saying shame on the president. >> same on the president for wanting to protect americans. shame on the president for calling for common sense solutions on guns that 91% of americans support. shame, really here should be on those who stand in the way of it. i mean, look, these high capacity clips, background checks, we have a moral obligation to try to protect, you know, there's no perfect law. however, if we can keep gu
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 9:00pm PDT
obama and also a professor at george washington university. pj crowley, are we heading to any kind of nuclear conflict with north korea here? >> i really don't think so. the bottom line is, north korea is crazy but they're not suicidal. the kim family business, they want that to continue. the kim family reign, they want to continue. so they'll make a lot of noise. but i don't think that they're going to jump off the cliff. >> we're seeing that the u.s. has been sending a missile defense system to guam. clearly some military activity. at what point should the united states consider some kind of military attack, all be it from a defensist standpoint if we can't put up with these saber rattling threats any longer? >> we need to be careful there. the last time the united states went across the 38th parallel during the korean war it didn't work well for us. china didn't particularly like that action. i mean, really, if we thought they really were at the point where they were going to fire a missile at us and had some prospect of hitting the united states, obviously, you know, taking act
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 10:00pm PDT
, greta. >> is the obama administration -- i read the front page of the washington post, above the fold, are they seeking to relax the lending requirement, urging banks to once again lend to people with weak credit? >> weak might not be the right word. they are encouraging people to people with good credit, 600, 650 scores. what's been happening, that lending hasn't happened. if you have fantastic credit, you can get a loan and the housing market is coming back. but the people in the middle range are having a harder time. if you don't have 20%, they are having a harder time. they are trying to get the housing market going stronger. >> do they want have fear in when i read the article, i thought -- we are not doing this again isn't problem is that when you bury people with debt, who can't carry it, they are doing at this time debt services, spending their mon oat debt service, they are not going to rev up the economy because they don't have the money to buy the toaster. and if they get over their heads and their houseses are underwater, they can't move to get a job if they lose a job bec
CBS
Apr 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
mile stretch of southern arizona. >>> time now 5:14. there is word that president obama is reaching out to republicans on a budget plan. as ktvu kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom he appears to be on board with cutting enment program -- entitlement programs. >> reporter: a senior administration official says president obama's offer would help reduce the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next ten years. and $400 billion of that would come through changes to medicare alone. other savings would come from a plan to revise cost of living calculations for social security and other benefit programs. this deal is not entirely new. the white house says president obama made this offer to house speaker john boehner in december. the president is expected to officially propose it to congress next week. >>> republicans are not expected to jump at this deal. they are still mad that president obama missed his february deadline of proposing a budget. plus there are new tax increases in his proposal. we'll see who can be shelling out more w
FOX
Apr 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
:14. there is word that president obama is reaching out to republicans on a budget plan. as ktvu kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom he appears to be on board with cutting enment program -- entitlement programs. >> reporter: a senior administration official says president obama's offer would help reduce the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next ten years. and $400 billion of that would come through changes to medicare alone. other savings would come from a plan to revise cost of living calculations for social security and other benefit programs. this deal is not entirely new. the white house says president obama made this offer to house speaker john boehner in december. the president is expected to officially propose it to congress next week. >>> republicans are not expected to jump at this deal. they are still mad that president obama missed his february deadline of proposing a budget. plus there are new tax increases in his proposal. we'll see who can be shelling out more when i see you next hour. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> newly released
MSNBC
Mar 30, 2013 4:00am PDT
control. columnist dana millbank in today's "washington post" points out obama made an impassioned bid this week to revive prospects for gun control legislation but it's difficult to escape the conclusion that his efforts come too late. as dana says harry reid had to drop the plans for legislation on the assault weapons ban, and large clips because the support wasn't there, would that have happened regardless of the president maybe not having been pushing this agenda as he should have been? >> well, i think it would have happened regardless of any president. i mean the truth of the matter is that the nation's attention span is -- we -- it's very thin and we've forgotten pretty quickly. so i think that's why you saw the white house and the president this week sort of on this reminder tour, not just on gun control, but on immigration,age other things. you know, he spent so much time focused on sequestration and he was in israel last week he sort of aimed to bring it back this week and say, hey, we haven't forgotten. these are still my priorities. but you know, congress and washington doe
FOX
Mar 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
support universal background checks. we want to make sure that washington hears that voice. >> reporter: the nra tweeted a response to today's action and president obama's push. one of the tweets said the economy is weak, the national debt is mounting and too many americans are out of work. president obama's campaign against guns. this is one of their responses. back out here live. we are matching to the plaza. this was planned at 5:30 p.m. 50 people joined the march and these marchers and other rally goers expect to meet another group of people just a few blocks away. right here in palo alto. reporting live, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new figures from the labor department, jobless claims jumped. 357,000 people filed new claims. that is up 16,000 from the week before. despite two weeks of increases the number of initial claims remains in the range that indicates that it is still growing. stocks edged higher today, the dow and the nasdaq saw gains and the s&p rose 6 points to close above its record high that was reached in october of 2007. >>> two bay area lawmakers are tak
Telemundo
Apr 2, 2013 6:30pm PDT
a mas de 115 millones de seres humanos. >> para contrarrestar el presidente obama acaba de re sigo a nar, que intenten descifrar los misterios del cerebro. nos amplÍa desde washington. >> ahora el profesor espaÑol, rafael el cerebro ha sido siempre su gran desafÍo y ahora lo podrÁ enfrentar, sera uno de los que encabezarÁ la histÓrica tarea de tratar de descifrar el gran enigma que es el cerebro humano. >> podremos entender con un detalle nunca imaginable como funcionan los circuitos cerebrales que hacen ser lo que somos. >> el presidente obama anunciÓ en la casa blanca una inversiÓn inicial de 100 millones de dÓlares para la ambiciosa iniciativa conocida, por sus siglas en inglÉs y pidiÓ al congreso aprobar es un proyecto que tomarÍa 15 aÑos y durante la cual dibujan lo que dicen es un mapa del ser abro pacerebro par una causa de sinfÍn como parkinson y la ep lez. >> entender que les a corre o los pacientes que tienen skinz freno esquizofren esquizofrenia, alzheimer. >> carmen pastor vive con el dolor de ver como su madre ha sido empeorando a causa del alzheimer. >> tenemo
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
states economy a shot in the arm and make energy more affordable. despite that the obama administration has held up the project citing environmental concerns. james rosen reports from washington. >> reporter: gregg, about two weeks remain in 45 day for comment. the ball will be back in april in obama's administration's court. portion of this 870 mile pipeline are already being built but portions have been held up citing environmental concerns. as envisioned by the corporation the pipeline would actually be the secondly of two and would bring online an estimated 830,000 barrels of crude oil per day. >> it's now been more than 1600 days since the initial permits were filed for building the pipeline. to put that in perspective it took the united states a little more than 1300 days to win world war ii and it took lewis and clark about 11s on days to walk the walk the louisiana purchase and back. >> on friday they proposed new regulations on the levels of subtle fer and gasoline and emissions from tail pipes. if finalized they would take place in 2017 and average cost of a car could rise $13
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 1:00am PDT
: joining us now from washington is bob johnson. so, here is what i don't understand. 93% of african-americans voted for president obama last november. even though black employment is so high. why? >> well, i think first of all, african-americans have immense pride in president obama as a president. they see it as a major accomplishment in this country and embracing an african-american leader. and they are positive and hopeful, probably, more than anything else, that his leadership will make their lives better. >> bill: all right. but it didn't turn out that way. i mean he had four years to improve the black unemployment rate. and it's not improving. so, you are saying that african-american community en masse is voting on hope. they hope it's going to get better but it certainly hasn't gotten better. >> yeah. i would say, bill, that african-americans hang under ts unemployment problem, this gap for over 50 years if you look at the bureau of labor statistics. >> i have them here. >> african-american unemployment has been double that of white people for over 40 years. >> bill: let me g
SFGTV2
Apr 2, 2013 9:00pm PDT
perez has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later se
CNN
Apr 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
expect many more years of returns. for "outfront," tom foreman, washington. >>> still to come, president obama versus the nra. has the gun lobby already won? >>> plus, an american businessman found dead in singapore. police say it was suicide. his family says it doesn't add up. >>> should overweight people pay more to fly? one airline under pressure says, yes. >>> welcome back to the second half of "outfront." we start with stories we care about focusing on our own reporting from the front lines. well, america's role in mali could be expanding. in a visit today, senator john mccain said the united states will assist the french and coalition militaries to provide them with the equipment, training and technology needed to rid mali of terrorists linked to al qaeda. now whether that makes sense depends on how you define equipment saying if equipment is like binoculars and those in the wrong hands would not be a problem. >>> the pentagon is refusing to award purple hearts to victims of the 2009 ft. hood shooting. the reason, the pentagon says they were not the victims of an international terr
MSNBC
Apr 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
at this national journal headline that says, "obama's gambit raises pressure on boehner, edges washington towards a budget deal." do you think that is what this is doing? do you think the president is seeing who will blink over it? >> as you heard the congresswoman say, a lot of folks and not even just progressives, folks were concerned about chain cpi and sort of the impact that that's going to have. the president is really going to have to make clear what's the full picture in order to have the support that he needs to raise those stakes for boehner. i agree with what the congresswoman is saying that there's every likelihood given to history that there will be some reason why some -- now that this idea has been proposed by the president, it's a terrible idea and we can't go back to the status quo arguments. >> we heard on "morning joe" this morning that this could potentially exploit the cracks within the republican coalition. is this doing just that, exploiting those cracks and the analogy that i use that the republican party is like lucy with the football and charlie brown, once they get some
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
energy more affordable. despite that the obama administration has held up the project citing environmental concerns. james rosen is joining us with washington with more details. james? >> heather, good afternoon, about two weeks remain in a 45-day period of public comment on the latest environmental impact study released on keystone and after that in mid april. the ball will be back in the administration's court. portions of the 175-mile pipeline are being built and portions held up by the obama administration, citing, as you say, environmental concerns. as envisioned by the trans-canada corporation the pipeline would be the second of two. the first is already pumping close to 600,000 barrels of oil a day in from canada. and the second would bring online an estimated 830,000 barrels a day. >> it's now been more than 1600 days since the initial permits were filed for building the pipeline. to put that in perspective, it took the united states a little more than 1300 days to win world war ii. and it took lewis and clark about 1100 days to walk the louisiana purchase and back. .
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 10:00pm PDT
on easter? a washington pastor slamming the religious right and barack obama sitting right there. >> when you go to an obama church service, all you're going to get is republicans being blasted. >> political attacks are not what anyone would expect to hear in an easter sermon usually, this is what the christians talk about the good news, that holiday is sort of the heart of the good news. >> the president of the united states chose a preacher whose sermon was devoted to claiming that republicans want to force blacks to ride at the back of the bus again. >> what they heard in the sermon was anything, but happy for easter. >> a preacher who in his sermon said republicans want to make women go back to the kitchen. >> he is not a politician. he's not a senator or a member of congress or the president. this is a sermon at a church here that's been visited by presidents from both parties for many, many years. >> why did the president sit it and listen to this. why did the president not stand up and excuse himself? this is not the kind of sermon a president of the united states ought to have to
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
in singapore and his parents say our government needs to get involved. new developments today in washington as president obama is now set to meet with singapore's prime minister less than an hour from now. and singaporen authorities ruled that shane todd's death a suicide and the family maintains that shane was murdered after warning that his poss in singapore may be passing along secret research to china. our research. trace gallagher live in the west coast news room with more. >> trace: it's important to note we have no idea whether this conversation will come up when the president meets with the prime minister of singapore. it's already putting strains on u.s.-singapore relations and max baucus lives where the todds live, saying he wants to block funding to singapore because he wants the singapore government to give the fbi all of the evidence in this case. now, singapore has requested some assistance from the fbi, but apparently not enough to satisfy senator baucus. now, the reason that shane todd's family believes he was murdered and it was made to look like suicide is that shane todd
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
of important stories to get you. i am generally. jon: i am jon scott. grumblings in washington as president obama begins the second day of fundraising. during a denver police academy yesterday before heading west. he attends private events today in california in hopes of helping democrats win back the house of representatives and hold onto the senate in next year's midterm elections. watchdogs are blasting the president for taking part after promising campaign-finance reform during his first term. ed henry is live from the white house. does this suggest that the president can work with congress right now? >> it has been getting earlier for both cards as they try to fight it out. he had two events last night, two events today, the president. law-enforcement officials, talking about gun control, saying that he wanted to work with republicans to find common sense and common ground on some of these gun-control measures. that sounds like a contradiction, although the white house spokesmen insist that raising money for democrats will also work for republicans and that is not appropriate. >> to do
CBS
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> president barack obama is trying to put gun control back in the spotlight. from the washington d.c. newsroom, he is dealing with lawmakers. >> reporter: senators will not likely start debating gun control legislation for two weeks instead of next week as planned. harry reid said it would be the number one priority when he returned this coming monday. he has excluded dianne finestein's web upon's ban bash weapons' ban and he said back ground checks should become universal including those at gun shows. one reason president barack obama is speaking is the state recently passed laws to expand gun background checks and limit the number of magazines they can hold. and president barack obama leaves for colorado three hours from now and we will have more on his agenda when i see you next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> meantime connecticut state legislature is said to vote on some of the toughest laws in the country. if it becomes law, no firearm can be sold unless the buyer passes a background check. the list of band assault we
KOFY
Apr 4, 2013 11:30am PDT
. we are not in washington so we don't get many opportunities. it is fun, he is coming by our house. >> president obama is now a few blocks from here at the home that are democratic power players hosting a brunch at $35 ,000 a plate and then a lunch reception, a $5,000 plate luncheon but $10,000 if you want your picture taken with the president. the president's scheduled to leave the bay area here about 1:00 o'clock. we are live in atherton for abc7 news. >> the president has been facing backlash over the latest fundraisers. critics acouple him of crying to cozy up to the rich and seeking to raise their taxes. the supporters say it is time the country get as clear vision of what the president is trying to do. >> it is about time the country comes together over creating jobs and the people who do the jobs and not be fighting over dividing the country which is the message that is coming out of obama and what he is trying to do, i believe, is show respect for those who are building new companies and building a new economy and will help us be strong in the future. >> the president is sc
MSNBC
Apr 2, 2013 1:00am PDT
vote, even that i.d. from the state will not be good enough anymore under the new law. in washington, d.c. at the federal level, president obama has just established a bipartisan commission to try to fix what has gone so wrong with the basic running of the elections in this country, but in the states where they're actually making policy on these matters, already this year we have seen 55 measures introduced to make voting harder. not easier, harder, in 30 states. it's as if republicans in state legislatures looked at the debacle of 2012, the stay in line election and lawsuits over new requirements for voting and couldn't wait to order a second helping for that. today, arkansas republicans finished passing laws to make voting harder, a democrat governor vetoed the bill, but they overrided it, so it will be much harder to vote in the great state of arkansas. ige virginia, there was not even that last barrier of a governor. lawmakers passed their voter i.d. bill, and bob mcdonnell signed it, and that was it, let's make it harder. joining us now is a virginia state senator, and an opponent
FOX
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
and chris christy came out slightly behind. >>> president barack obama is trying to put gun control back in the spotlight. from the washington d.c. newsroom, he is dealing with lawmakers. >> reporter: senators will not likely start debating gun control legislation for two weeks instead of next week as planned. harry reid said it would be the number one priority when he returned this coming monday. he has excluded dianne finestein's web upon's ban bash weapons' ban and he said back ground checks should become universal including those at gun shows. one reason president barack obama is speaking is the state recently passed laws to expand gun background checks and limit the number of magazines they can hold. and president barack obama leaves for colorado three hours from now and we will have more on his agenda when i see you next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> meantime connecticut state legislature is said to vote on some of the toughest laws in the country. if it becomes law, no firearm can be sold unless the buyer passes a background check. the list of band assault
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 1:00pm EDT
washington. peter? >> that's right. sources confirm the obama administration launched a broad push to get mortgages to people with weaker credit records and provide banks with a taxpayer guarantee that they won't make their payments. sources say the administration is working with banks, the federal housing administration, the justice department, and other agencies to help home buyers with lower credit scores, but who might not be able to make mortgage -- who might be able to make mortgage payments now, but can't qualify because the bank is still cautious and tight with the lending standards. critics worry is sews seeds for another financial crisis and taxpayer bailout. >> this is a bad mistake, and it was shown to be a bad mistake by what happened in 2008. we would not have had a financial crisis if we had not followed policies that were intended to increase home ownership by making financing available to people who otherwise would not be able to get mortgages. >> the boom and bust were not caused by providing 30-year fixed rate mortgages to generally qualified families. it was caused by
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
and president obama 8 million dollars on a hawaii vacation while secret service agents can't stay in washington d.c. with their families at christmas time. we're seeing that people who plan their spring break around coming to washington d.c. to see the white house can't do it because they're closed because the president has decided we need to save money. >> sean: since the beginning of the year, if you include the whole obama family, that's two vacations a month, we have to help pay for, hang on a second. >> i'm sorry. >> sean: and if you include the bidens, that's one vacation every month and another one for next month. how many vacations do you take a year, powers? 'cause i don't get that many vacations. >> you know, i go to alaska to see my family, but-- >> once a year, maybe twice. >> no, i get to alaska a lot. i have two little nieces i have to see. but, my point is, i just, the idea that you're getting upset about the girls, i have a real problem with. and-- >> i'm giving you the same picture, i'm giving you biden's trips and hotels bills. and obamas, they can't go to the same location an
NBC
Apr 3, 2013 5:00pm PDT
crisis escalates. >> the obama plan, at least for now, as he comes to california is to take precautions but grant no concessions. live in washington, i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. >> steve, thank you so much for the update. >>> and governor jerry brown is on his way to china next week hoping to bring billions to new investments for the state. california is china's third largest trading partner. the top exports? computers, electronics and scrap. the governor will encourage tourism and greenhouse gas productions. they will open a privately funded state trade-off in shanghai, as well. >>> and a disturbing video going viral. today, rutger's university firing their basketball coach. the decision came after this video surfaced showing mike rice, physically and verbally abusing his players during practice. in a statement, the university said they did discipline rice when they first discovered the video last fall and forced him to attend anger management. but the video went viral, and angered many in the rutgers community and across the area. his actions shocked the fellow players an
CNBC
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm EDT
in washington. some investors got a very early heads up about a key obama care decision and they made a bundle. another form of crony capitalism exposed. can anything to be done about it? we'll take a closer look. don't forget free market capitalism not crony capitalism there's a huge difference. free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. "the kudlow report" is coming right back. but i wondered what a i tcustomer thought? is great, hi nia... nice to meet you nia, i'm mike. what do you drive? i have a ford explorer, i love my car. and you're treating it well? yes i am. there are a lot of places you could take your explorer for service, why do you bring it back to the ford dealership? they specifically work on fords. it seems to me like the best care. and it's equal or less money, so it's a value for me. get a free brake inspection and brake pads installed for just 49.95 after rebates when you use the ford service credit card. who doesn't enjoy value? [ male announcer ] how could switchgrass in argentina, change engineering in dubai, aluminum production in south africa, and the aeros
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
people of medical care. we have president obama fundraiser. members of congress home in their district. some say they are doing constituent work. they are traveling around the world visiting different countries when they all should be back here in washington exempting the cancer drugs to the medicare patients can get their chemotherapy. if they would just come back to town and do their jobs. >> we have seen a massive consolidation in the last four years before the sequester of 40 years ago we evolved this cancer delivery system so that you can get treated in your low he cal community. and now we are devolving it and consolidating cancer care back again. patients fall through treatment cracks and have to go to the hospital. unfortunately costs not only the patients more but costs medicare more none any. i agree something has to be done about this immediately before it becomes even more of a crisis than it is. >> greta: with the article that i read it says because cancer drugs must be administered by physicians they are among a handful of pharmaceuticals which covers doctor visits and su
MSNBC
Apr 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
washington post." and former national press secretary for the obama campaign, ben la bolt. thank you for joining me. ryan, if colorado and connecticut can do it, why can't congress do it? >> congress has more republicans. >> and some red-state people. >> now, if both chambers were controlled by democrats, it doesn't mean they would be able to move this through. even if something is 9 to 1, the 1 often votes on that issue, whereas the nine don't. of that -- very few of them are actually going to go to the polls and make their decision. they're going to go out and vote, so even on an issue that's 90/10, you can actually lose votes by taking the popular position. >> why is that, ezra? there's not 90% in this country for anything, right? what has happened that the nra is proposes an apocalyptic vision, and people are sort of laying down and taking it? >> first i'm happy we got into the political science so quickly. you have a very, very intense minority against gun control, and you have a regtively blase, that answers the question. in connecticut, for reasons that i don't think we need t
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
-bye. [applause] >> president obama is in washington today with meeting and events at the white house. this morning, he unvailed a hundred million dollar initiative to treat, cure, and prevent drain disorders alzheimer's and traumatic brain injury. his ri marks now on c-span.org. later, a meeting with the prime minister of singapore. one of the issues likely to come up, the threats from north korea. we'll hear more about that issue at today's white house briefing. other topics could include immigration legislation, reducing gun violence, and the president's budget proposal expected to be released next week. the briefing live on c-span2 in less than an hour from now. we'll have more live coverage here on c-span2. at 4:30 eastern, remarks from hank paulson, speaking about u.s.-china economic and environmental challenges at george washington university. at noon, a discussion about privacy concerns raised by the tsa's body scanning machines and enhanced patdowns at airports. >> we have to take back media, independent media is what will save us. the media are the most powerful institutions
FOX Business
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm EDT
's in your wallet? lou: the obama administration under increasing fire for how this handling the sequester cuts according to the "washington post" thousands of cancer patients are being denied treatment for cancer clinics all across the country because of sequester cuts to medicare. the administration blaming republicans for sequester but the clinics aren't buying that. they say the obama administration has chosen to oppose the cuts and expensive chemotherapy drugs instead of on the surface side they could absorb the cuts or make do with fewer nurses and that coming from the cancer clinics themselves. more outrageous ways to taxpayer dollars, weekly standard senior vomiting this program rewarded more than $420,000 grant to indiana university to study the correct use of condoms. the research we are told has been completed. scientist have not released those long-awaited findings, but a government website confirms the study did not result in the creation of a single job. hundreds of fast food workers in new york walked off their jobs calling for higher wages and the power to organize a union.
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 5:00pm PDT
us now from washington ace reporters carl cameron and james rosen. how seriously, rosen, is the obama administration taking this north korea deal? i mean, these people really can't do much damage. they can invade south korea. they will get their butt kicked, right? >> well, they can inflict a lot of damage. they don't have the missile technology to strap one of their nuclear weapons to a missile and hit our shores, but the bottom line to answer your question is u.s. officials take it very seriously. both, a, because they have nuclear weapons. they have an army of over a million men. we have 28,000 troops stationed in south korea and also this is a cash starved regime that has never met a missile or nuclear technology that it didn't want to or try to sell. proliferation is is a big concern. i have talked, bill, to the guys that have actually dealt face-to-face with the north koreans, we don't have diplomatic relations with the north koreans, but we do have something called the new york channel which operates through the auspices of the u.n. in new york. i have talked to the guys who ha
ABC
Apr 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
today. >>> one more note from washington. a sign of solidarity from the president to furloughed federal workers. president obama says he will give back 5% of his salary. mr. obama makes $400,000 a year so he'll be returning about $20,000 to the treasury department. the white house says obama will personally write a check to the treasury. >>> all right, time to check the weather across the nation. savannah, jacksonville and tallahassee can expect a wet day. pleasant in the southwest. a new storm system brings heavy rain to seattle and san francisco. >> temperatures in the northeast in the 50s. average for this time of year but still colder than usual in the upper midwest with fargo in the mid-30s. chilly in dallas as well as the high near 55. >>> coming up, exciting news for techies as apple ready to revolutionize your living room. >>> a big announcement for facebook ready to unveil its latest project. but this one you won't see on your own facebook page. >>> the injured college basketball star with an uplifting message and the incredible thing he said while being rushed into surgery. we
CBS
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
in washington, d.c. president obama is heading this initiative, this talk. we'll be talking to -- you can see him there as the camera pans over. this is about promoting jobs and the middle class. this is something that he's decided to focus on as he unveils a decades' long project about the inner workings of the brain and to answer questions about epilepsy, alzheimer's and other diseases. let's listen in. >> his incredible leadership at nih. those of you who know francis know he's quite a gifted singer and musician. i was asking if he was gonna be willing to sing the introduction. he declined. but his leadership has been extraordinary and i'm glad i've been promoted to scientist in chief, given my grades in physics, i'm not sure it's deserving. [laughter] >> but i -- i hold science in proper esteem. maybe that gives me a little credit. today, i've invited some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative people in the country, some very smart people to talk about the challenge i issued in my state of the union address. >> pre
FOX
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
at the white house in washington, d.c. president obama is heading this initiative, this talk. we'll be talking to -- you can see him there as the camera pans over. this is about promoting jobs and the middle class. this is something that he's decided to focus on as he unveils a decades' long project about the inner workings of the brain and to answer questions about epilepsy, alzheimer's and other diseases. let's listen in. >> his incredible leadership at nih. those of you who know francis know he's quite a gifted singer and musician. i was asking if he was gonna be willing to sing the introduction. he declined. but his leadership has been extraordinary and i'm glad i've been promoted to scientist in chief, given my grades in physics, i'm not sure it's deserving. [laughter] >> but i -- i hold science in proper esteem. maybe that gives me a little credit. today, i've invited some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative people in the country, some very smart people to talk about the challenge i issued in my state of the union address. >> president obama, once again,
Current
Mar 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
john. >> john: thank you. so president obama sounded rather frustrated this morning when he mentioned washington commentators who say the nation's moved on since the sandy hook massacre. and that the opportunity to enact any serious gun control legislation may have passed us by. a recent poll, sir, suggests those commentators may be right. do you think the political momentum has shifted already on gun control? >> well, actually, i share the president's frustration that nothing has yet happened on gun safety legislation moving its way through congress. i hope we have not missed that window of opportunity to bring gun safety legislation up before the congress to at least have a vote on these issues. that's what the president asked for in his state of the union message. that's what i have been calling on -- for and the violence task force has been calling for. i believe that the victims of sandy hook and so many victims of gun violence across this country deserve a vote in congress on this issue. >> john: sir how offensive is it to you when you hear nra officials using phrases like the c
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT
by making energy more affordable. but the obama administration has put the project on hold because of environmental concerns. chief washington correspondent james rosen takes a closer look at the issue. >> greetings from washington. about two weeks remain in a 45-day period of public comment on the latest environmental impact study released on keystone. and then after that around mid-april the ball will be back in the obama administration's court. portions of this 875-mile pipeline are being built. but portions have been held up by the obama administration citing environmental concerns as envisioned by the trans canada corporation, the pipeline would actually be the second of two. it would bring on-line an estimated 830,000 barrels of crude oil per day. >> it has now been more than 1600 days since the initial permits were filed for building the pipeline. to put that in perspective, it took the united states a little more than 1300 days to win world ward 2, and it took lewis and clark about 1100 days to walk the louisiana purchase and back. >> on friday the environmental protection
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 3:00pm PDT
a overlooking. >> chris: no doubt. [ laughter ] >> i just have to get that in. obama runs in 2008 as a man who is going to change our politics. he is only going to implement new ideas. he is going to change the way washington works. and the essence of the corruption he was attacking was the money. so, number one, in 2008, he is the first who refuses public financing for his campaign. he raises a billion dollars. and now what he is doing, he is campaigning, look where he is in the third of the month in the second term, if there is ever a time in the 8 years when you would relax on the money and try to govern, it would be at this point. what he has done completely in contradiction to what he promised as a candidate in 2008, he institutionalized the permanent campaign. evidence is out there raising money at the beginning of the second term when he ought to be here working on the budget on sequester and all these other issues. but now he is the essence of exactly the system that he denounced and he promised he would messianicly redeem. >> chris: let me ask you about that marah and then we will go
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 9:00pm EDT
get the check. who want to make sure it happens. president obama is pushing for everyone to own a home, even if they cannot afford it. no one in washington learned the lessons of the housing crisis. for more let's bring in lou dobbs. lou, this is one of our favorite topics the -- >> of favorite topic. he combines two of those old adages. the government is here to help and the check is in the mail. i think in the incense of the fha and this call by the obama administration for them to lower their credit standards, it is almost incomprehensible that this demonstration, no matter -- suppose no one is more critical of this a administration and i am, but even i am stunned by the stupidity of the statement. we are just coming out of the worst economic crisis since the depression. it is certainly without any qualification whatsoever the fault of the agency's that permitted this securitization of mortgages. and they're at it again five years out from the death of the crisis. the. gerri: the administration say we will let holder fee to the fire of these people go belly up. the government is so
ABC
Apr 3, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >> first lady michelle obama challenging kids to enter their favorite recipes in a healthy lunch contest. the winners will travel to washington, d.c. this summer, presenting their dishes at a white house lunchen. the first lady asking children ages 8-12 to create new trishus recipes if your kids want to submit recipes we have a link on our web site, dead line line is may 12th. >> a san rafael girl struck by an arrow received a care package from her favorite pop star. she is recovering quickly. yesterday a get well package arrived from tailor swift. packed with goodies like a tee shirt, poster and back back. she used swift's songs to keep her cool while being rushed to the hospital. apparently she saw tweets about nadine. >> my mom sthez is from tailor swift. i was like -- it was amazing. very no idea. >> her sister gave her a bow and arrow. it's compliments of a toy store in berkeley. police searching for the person that shot that arrow. >> tough little girl. >> traveling to and from school is proving to be a challenge for a group of children in china these students have to climb up and
CBS
Apr 5, 2013 4:30am PDT
call the remarks inappropriate and sexist. soon after that the president headed back to washington, d.c.. in his 20 hours here brought in more than $3 million for democratic candidates in next years midterm election. >>> we are hearing president obama will offer cults to social security and other entitlement programs. reportedly the president will offer to apply a different measure of inflation to calculate cost of living increases and social security. the change would result in lower payments to some social security recipients. the president would only support the spending cuts if republicans agree to to higher taxes. >>> time now 4:43. in just about 45 minutes the labor department will release the march jobless report. exists expect the unemployment rate to remain at 7.7%. that would be the fifth month in a row for that size growth. several weak economic reports the past few days do signal that the job market may be slowing down. >>> a memorial service will be held today for a college student who is gunned down in san francisco's mission dist
FOX
Mar 31, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >>> in washington, d.c. the first family attended easter church services this morning. the president and mrs. obama strolled with their daughters sasha and lalia to st. john's church. >>> new video after a man was struck by a car in what appears to be a road rage incident in oakland. police say the victim was involved in a fender bender just minutes before and had followed the other vehicle for about seven blocks. the victim got out of their car and approached the driver. >>> following a string of scandals at the port of oakland we first told you about last fall. port officials have spend a great deal more money and time vowing reform. including an announcement two days ago that will finally begin a formal policy on reimbursed expenses. but we have uncovered still more questionable spending of the public's money and port executives still refuse to explain them. ktvu's eric rasmussen has tonight's special report. >>> last october, we uncovered a series of questionable expenses at the port of oakland that included thousands of dollars spent at strip clubs, an alleged brothel and more. at that time w
FOX
Apr 5, 2013 4:30am PDT
and sexist. soon after that the president headed back to washington, d.c.. in his 20 hours here brought in more than $3 million for democratic candidates in next years midterm election. >>> we are hearing president obama will offer cults to social security and other entitlement programs. reportedly the president will offer to apply a different measure of inflation to calculate cost of living increases and social security. the change would result in lower payments to some social security recipients. the president would only support the spending cuts if republicans agree to to higher taxes. >>> time now 4:43. in just about 45 minutes the labor department will release the march jobless report. exists expect the unemployment rate to remain at 7.7%. that would be the fifth month in a row for that size growth. several weak economic reports the past few days do signal that the job market may be slowing down. >>> a memorial service will be held today for a college student who is gunned down in san francisco's mission district. police say 19-year-old jacob valvedezo was shot saturday morning. he
CNN
Mar 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
call it just semantics. >>> and president obama heads west to highlight that state's new gun control law, but back in washington, his own push is in political limbo. talk about it with maria cardona, hi, maria, and amy holmes. hi. haven't spoken to you in forever. >> such a plesh perp thank you for having me. >> amy is a news anchor. and a little background for both of you and our viewers pap few days ago president barack obama and-of-featured victims of gun vile, around sured them he hasn't forgotten about them. today on cnn's "state of the union" republican lindsey graham says the checks already in place aren't being enforced. >> before you'd expand a background check, there are 76,000 people last year failed a background check and less than 1% gauss prosecuted. there are 9,000 people in 2010 fail add background check who are felons on the run and none were prosecuted. before you extend back ground checks to include private individuals, let's put resources into the current system we have that's clearly broken. >> okay. so, listen, i'm not sure where we are on this, amy and maria, b
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 10:00am EDT
secretary chuck hagel speaks today at the national defense university at fort mcnair here in washington d.c. he plans to discuss this dj and fiscal challenges. we will have live coverage of his remarks starting at 12:30 p.m. eastern. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about the state's newly passed gun control laws. he will be at the denver police academy to for universal background checks as well as for congress to at least vote on assault weapons ban and limit some large capacity magazines. it begins at 5:00 p.m. eastern and we will have live coverage here on c-span. tonight, a look at protest troops in america. we recently talked with the code pink cofounder on how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the conversation with your phone call, tweets, and facebook comments. a brief look at what you will see. >> i am very pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- pakistan and somalia. >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to tell congress what countries
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 11:00am EDT
washington. peter? >> hey, cheryl, that's right. sources confirm the obama administration launched a broad push to get mortgages to people with weaker credit records to help them and housing market as interest rates are at record lows. critics worry it's reviving the risky lending practices that created the financial crisis, but the administration, according to the sources, is working with banks, and the federal housing administration, the justice department, and other agencies to help people who want to buy a home, and they may is a lower credit score right now, but they might be able to make a mortgage payment, and they can't qualify because banks are still being very cautious and tight with their lending standards. >> it's very important for lenders to underwrite carefully and make sure that a person can afford the loan across the entire term of the loan. this effort does nothing to change that. all it does is loosen the credit a little bit to get it to more people who can afford a loan. >> unless we understand what caused the 2008 financial crisis, we're going to make the same mistake
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
debate on gun reform, president obama is looking for support outside of washington d.c. yesterday at a police academy not far from the site of last year's theater shooting in colorado, the president focused on universal background checks saying his goal is not to take firearms away from their owners. >> the opponents of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what's being proposed and nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into the suspicion about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners and you've been hearing that someone has taken away your guns, get the facts. we're not proposing gun registration system. we're proposing background checks for criminals. >> one of the most fascinating parts of the speech was when he talked about michelle saying if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house. he was talking about this is not about keeping guns away from people. michelle was talking to the president. the president by extension understan
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 1:00am EDT
, they talk about michelle obama. there are so many outlets that traditionally have no interest in washington because washington is traditionally thought of as boring and stale. but the sex appeal for better or worse, in the past four years has significantly upticked. >> from politico this evening, from the click column people watching in washington, d.c., the head library is that the daughter of senator mccain gets a tv show. we go to glen. >> thank you very much. i want to say about the comment about the appearance of politicians and that kind of thing. one, i guess that means the old chi shea that politics is -- chee shea that politics is show showiche that politics is business. over.gly people is i kind of disagree with you. i don't care what these people look like or anything like that. i don't think most people do. underestimating the audience, which i think is a big problem. that's where you get a lot of this nonsense because of the powers at be, what sleep shea you want to use -- cliche you want to use. by and large, most people wouldn't if they thought it has a drastic impact on thei
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
for you just a bit of that op ed piece that he wrote in "the washington post" on friday. obama erred in trying to use newtown to build support for his positions on taxes, energy and eupl aeu congratulations and compounded the error by sending joe biden off to conduct a study, an unnecessary delay when solutions were obvious. once the president took his foot off the accelerator no other action, not even michael bloomberg's ad campaign could maintain the momentum. directed very much at the president there, jim. >> right although of course i hope hillary clinton loved that line about biden failing, didn't she? i think what's really happening also is a greater precision about what is going on. rand paul asked last week, look, show me one thing in these gun proposal has would have stopped these guys from killing. and i don't think anybody had a good answer to them. as a matter of fact will salatan at slate.com this morning went through the cases of jar rod laughner, james holmes and the guy in connecticut, adam lan today and said these people were all clearly mentally ill, they were crazy
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 8:00pm PDT
for being with us tonight. we'll see you again tomorrow, go to gretawire.com, good night from washington. over to foxnews.com/shep. >> the o'reilly factor is on, tonight. >> president obama is the biggest spending president and has spent more money than any other president combined. >> more shocking examples of government waste, now we are spending taxpayer money on puppet research and snail sex. can washington get things under control? we will debate it. >> you were quoted as basically saying the deal is near, the deal is at hand and all of that coverage got senator rubio to say who, who, who no deal yet. >> deal or no deal? senator schumer says a bipartisan immigration bill is ready to go. but senator rubio says not so fast. where does the legislation stand? we'll have a report. >> i'm angry, i feel very disappointed and i feel like we don't even matter. >> the department of defense refuses to award the soldier who survived the fort hood massacre purple hearts. but why? >> who was the victim? major hasan or the 32 survivors and the 14 deceased? >> we will take a look at this disturbing
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
the american spirit ♪ no matter when, no matteere ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> in washington, big story here today, new trouble for obamacare. tonight on special report, obama administration is delaying the implementation of special exchanges for small businesses, meantime, democrats have joined republicans in repealing a new tax on medical devices that was used to pay for the law. is obamacare beginning to crumble? we'll have a report and brit hume analysis. >> sequester furloughs may hit the federal government but not as hard. is the administration overstating the effect santa cruz what they said then and now. >> north korea says it will restarted start a reactor and increase nuclear weapons material. it's the latest standoff with the west. and the administration says the u.s. border with mexico has never been so secure. we'll tell you what the facts show. we start at 6:00 eastern. now back to "the five." ♪ all right i feeling so good myself ♪ ♪ well, it's all right >> brian: dr. ben carson is taking a lot of heat from the critics since the national prayer breakfast and speaking out about gay i
NBC
Apr 3, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> all right. tracie potts, thank you very much, from washington, d.c. we'll check with you later. >>> later this afternoon, president obama will be making several stops across the bay area. the president will be attending fund-raisers where he is expected to rake in big money for the democratic party. sneak peek at which cities the president will be visiting, marla tellez is live at the san francisco international airport. >> reporter: visiting san francisco and atherton, less than 24 hours, spending the night, scheduled to land here at sfo at 5:25 this evening. straight to san francisco where he is headed specifically to a neighborhood in san francisco known as billionaire's row. he certainly knows where to find all that money. all the money raised on this trip will benefit the democratic party. specifically the democratic congressional campaign committee and the democratic national committee. this is video you're looking at from his last visit in october. it's been about six months since he has been here. a cocktail hour reportedly at the home of hedge fund manager, philanthrop
CNN
Apr 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
away. probably regret that later i bet. and in washington now, the first lady, mrs. obama, making a bit of a freudian slip perhaps? while describing her life at the white house. >> as a busy single mother. or i shouldn't say single. as a busy mother, stimgz when you got the husband as president, it can feel single. but he's there. >> oops. and recovery. she wasn't alone in the verbal missteps. the president is taking heat over comments he made over california's attorney general, kamala harris. he praised her and then said "she also happens to be by far the best looking attorney general in the country." guess what? that comment lit up social media with cries that the president was sexist. on what planet in his mind did he think that sounded like the right thing to say? said a woman. and another wondered if eric holder's feelings were hurt. >>> legendary film critic roger ebert passed away at the age of 70. more on his life and legacy, after a quick break. two thumbs up, and shine a spotlight on unknown films. roger ebert died at the age of 70. this look back at roger beater's career. >>
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
documentary is online at studentcam.org. ," next on "washington journal consumer spending and the payroll tax. followed by a look at president obama appointment as the new secret service director and the history, role, and mission of the agency. and the influence of the glock
CBS
Apr 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
legislation. in washington, jaqulin fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president oe what is planning to visit connecticut next week to step up the pressure on congress to pass gun control legislation -- president obama is planning to visit connecticut. the president's call for nationwide gun control faces widespread opposition from republicans as well as from many moderate democrats. >>> a town in georgia has passed an unusual gun law kind of reminiscent of the old wild west. the city council in nelson georgia passed an ordnance last night that requires adults in the town of 1300 to own a gun. backers say what they're really trying to do here is make a point about gun rights. the ordnance goes in effect in 10 days however it does not contain any penalties. >>> in about 10 minutes, how are bay area schools and law enforcement reacting to the nra's plan? we asked a former officer who runs an emergency response team as well as a superintendent on whether that plan is even feasible. >>> happening now, members of a san francisco hotel union are out on the stree
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
with the president at the loud port of policeman ma'am. thank you. "chicago sun times" washington bureau chief lynn sweet joins me live. let's talk about the president's comments. infrastructure is something every president talks about. it makes for a great state of the union material. president obama has talked about it, a great deal over his first few years in office and in his second term as well. with all the other issues like immigration and gun control, how much of a priority is this really for the wougs? >> i think it is a low congressional priority, especially since the president just, is finally going to unveil a president and i think the republicans really want to look at this as a whole. not just take out one piece of it. obama has had trips to highlight parts of his state of the union message. a whole package of proposals to have wean american drivers from gas in cars. these are all programs congress may or may not buy into. my guess is that especially in a gop-controlled house, they're not looking to start more new programs. >> lynn, you mentioned the budget that the white house is set
MSNBC
Apr 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
roosevelt to modern era lead rs like reagan, bush and obama are criticized heavily for helping direct the country's economy. looking at washington today, stockton sees a rogue central bank. too much wall street influence. and two political parties at a standstill. all this he arguing is leading to an even bigger fiscal crisis. we're dpoing to forget about the armageddon. this show is about the next couple weeks and months. i'm not thinking a million years from now but i got to ask you about this. first of all, i think this whole fiscal cliff, this whole thing between the two parties is hopeless. why would a republican member of congress, why would they want to raise taxes so they get the joy of screwing people on medicare? that's -- why should a democrat screw the people who depend on him who are living on medicare and social security to get the rich to pay more taxes? neither one of these things seem to work for me politically. why is the president pushing it? >> well, i don't know. it's not going to happen. it's a problem of our divided government. >> would you vote for either one o
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 11:00am PDT
greatly. >> certainly president obama is trying to get the ball back in his court, so to speak, having the fire needed around the country and in washington, d.c. to move on some type of legislation for gun violence reform in this country. as we used president obama as an example, and americans see the first ever african-american president, does that give people a reason to think that we truly do live in a post racial america when we really don't? >> certainly, some people have tried to make that argument. i think when we looked at how our country, some part of our country reacted, we saw the rise of the tea party and frankly, the most vocal profane element of the tea party out there. it reminded people that we can't be post racial until we're post racism. we can't be post racial as long as people are showing up to rallies when they put the white back in the white house. and we as a country, i think all ultimately, most of us yearn to be that one nation, under god, with liberty and justice for all. tragedy is, my daughter is 7. she thinks per where she lives. our job as grown-ups is to
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am EDT
. this morning on c-span, "washington journal" with the latest political news. live at 12:30 eastern, defense secretary chuck hagel delivers his first major speech at the national defense university. and at 5:00 p.m., president obama from the denver police academy, where he'll speak about preventing gun violence. in 45 minutes on "washington journal," alan gomez of "usa today" gives an update on bipartisan efforts to create comprehensive immigration legislation. at 8:30 a.m. eastern, more on immigration legislation with oris meissner. and at 9:15 eastern, our spotlight on magazines features
PBS
Mar 29, 2013 5:30pm PDT
eilperin broke this story for the "washington post" and she joins me now. welcome to the newshour. >> thanks so much. >> so why is the obama administration doing this, putting these proposals out there? >> there are a couple of reasons. one is the fact that they are requiring vehicles to be cleaner in the years ahead. they've basically reduced greenhouse-gas emissions from these vehicles. and so you will see between 2016 and 2025, the vehicles are going to become much more efficient, get more pes -miles per gall. so one of the things automakers are asking for is for cleaner fuels because the sulfur in gasoline really affects the catalytic converter and makes it less efficient, results in more tailpipe emissions. so they actually have an incentive to have cleaner fuel. >> so i was going to say, it is interesting who is in favor of this, it is not just the environmental advocates, it's the car manufacturers. >> absolutely. the car manufacturers who already basically have to comply with these rules in california, which is a huge part of the u.s. market, have asked for uniformity. and
CNN
Apr 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. >>> meanwhile, lots of star power on this day here in washington. the first lady, michelle obama, getting a little star-struck herself welcoming harrison ford and the cast of the new film "42" to the white house. >> i want to thank harrison ford. i wanted to say that for a while. harrison ford. so you think you trip because i'm here? i'm tripping out. >> the film is slated to open next week, tells the ground-breaking story of jackie robinson, the first african-american to play major league baseball. also at the event, students from across the country. mrs. obama had a special message for them. >> you will be something great. don't know what it is. i still don't know what i'm going to do with my life. >> happening now, north korea crosses another line in its nuclear defiance. and the u.s. promises to defend itself. we're going to show you how a new korean war might play out. >>> busted in new york. a lawmaker is accused of trying to bribe his way into a powerful job as the city's next mayor. >>> inside a massive school cheating scandal. educators, educators, accused of holding parties to t
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2013 5:00pm EDT
in washington with the vice president joe biden. he outlined the obama administration efforts to expand export opportunities for american companies. this is 35 minutes. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen please welcome the vice president of the united states, joe biden. ♪ ♪ [applause] >> good afternoon, chairman, members of the board of directors, and ladies and gentlemen. my name is jeneane. i am the founder and the co-owner of miss jenny's pickles to read our headquarters are located in corners all north carolina. i am so honored and so grateful to be introducing vice president joe biden, our keynote speaker. but before i do i would like to share our story. miss jenny's pickles was born after our business partner and i were laid off during the recession. we took a family recipe, and we start our own company. in the beginning we grew our own cucumbers and we jarred every jar. our partnership was formed with a local ymca to use their kitchen. we knocked on doors for the stores to carry our pickles and we were in 50 stores by 2010. by the end of 2011, we were carried into hundred stores, and by th
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 8:00pm EDT
, and that of georgeo analyst washington university who has the en a book "obama onthe the couch."bush onthe couc my husband was a phd psychologist. -- justincountry frank him along with his release. an emptm.d. he is that we have a mental problem in this country. that is why we are unable to come together in a bipartisan manner and do what we have to do. americansmething need to think about. we need the mental health institution to tell us the truth of how we look. to us, we look ok. host: the caller mentioned bush on the couch and obama on the couch. to can look at book tv.org find that. and much more book tv every weekend beginning at 8 a.m.' eastern on c-span 2. dorothy. are your views being represented in the political debate? caller: no, actually my name is sean. sorry. it is a software thing. we apologize. caller: thank you for taking my call. my views are unfortunately not being represented. i will try to take to the topic of stop a lo. no negative intention, but you asked about democrats, republicans, and independents. i would classify myself as a libertarian. from that viewpoint, their are
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
section of "the washington post," -- this morning, president obama is to unveil an initiative to map the human brain. on tuesday he will announce a broad new research initiative started with -- a potential senate race here -- hypothetical matchup in the washington times show mark warner being macdonell easily. mcdonnell has not indicated any interest in returning to the seat. and thoughts on north korea south korea? -- giveny concern is the fact that we have speant so much resourcs in iraq and the countyry is tired of war. the country is tired of war at the wrong time. iss coutnryntry, north korea, the real mccoy. i wonder if those resources should have been saved for a situation like this. both korea is to china what syria is to iran. this is a trying time. somebody is sitting there with "eir legs crossed and saying, he watched this." "watched this." when you look at a deficit -- they cannot come together to get things done. china is watching this. is a very trying time. host: front page of "the wall street journal," -- in the money and investing section of "the wall street journal"
FOX Business
Apr 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
getting from crowd in washington for last 12 years. charles: we're getting closer, a lot of people felt president obama more or less buying votes pushing that deal. what would make this a bad deal for the american people? >> well, a bad deal for american people is millions of people coming into this country, and continuing social welfare bilking as we have now. i know. a bad dial for americanss -- del would be we have how many people out of work? how many millions, and we're going to add to that job waiting list? a bunch of influke of workers coming here, and taking american jobs, one good thing that become out of this is securing our borders. i am curious why this is not something that a lot of folks are not talking about. i think that republicans should be pushing hard for that. charles: ironic that mccain was at the border and saw someone jumping over last week. to you, michelle, feels weird, we send people back to their home krein country to set up soe firms and their own business, should that be a tral part. >> we want to keep those people here in this bad economy we want people w
NBC
Mar 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
conducted routine drills. the obama said they are taking the threat seriously. seoul brushed it off saying it was tough talk. >>> veterans in san jose have their own memorial. ♪ volunteers unveiled the memor l memorial, it reassembles the memorial in washington, d.c., it honors the 142 men from san jose are were killed in the war and one who is still missing in action family and friends and men that served with them were attending. >> now you can touch them and see them and remember them. >> volunteers need to raise $80,000 for maintenance costs there. >>> two people are recovering tonight after their car plunged into a waterway in vallejo today, it happened at 8:00 this morning when a truck went off the bridge into the water below. one person was taken to the hospital and suffered internal injuries the other was not seriously injured. the police are still investigating the cause of the accident. >>> well firefighters and law enforcement officers in the bay area held an unusual drill today. san jose's fire department teamed up for the drill at the county's main yale. they simulated a fi
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. according to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline follows a long list of high-profile ambassadors to japan including former vice president walter mondale, mike mansfield and also howard baker. it's a high-level position. good for her. we'll be right back. yeah? then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. silence. are you in good hands? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> do you see the party ever pivoting or doing a 180 on gay marriage? >> they might. if they do, they're going to lose a large par
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 4:00pm PDT
do. >>> wow. looks like caroline kennedy is headed to tokyo. according to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline follows a long list of high-profile ambassadors to japan including former vice president walter mondale, mike mansfield and also howard baker. it's a high-level position. good for her. we'll be right back. 'cuz if my e gets stuck... [ booooooom! ] ...we hot water heaters can transform into rocket propelled wrecking balls. and if you got the wrong home insurance coverage, it's your bank account that might explode. so get allstate. [ dennis ] good hands. good home. make sure you have the right home protection. talk to an allstate agent. [ male announcer ] book ahead and save up to 20 percent at doubletree.com, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy. doubletree by hilton. where the little things mean everything. >>> do you see the party ever pivoting
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline follows a long list of high-profile ambassadors to japan including former vice president walter mondale, mike mansfield and also howard baker. it's a high-level position. good for her. we'll be right back. >>> do you see the party ever pivoting or doing a 180 on gay marriage? >> they might. if they do, they're going to lose a large part of their base because evangelicals will take a walk. >> take a walk. welcome back to "hardball." social conservative wing of the republican party is not about to roll over and be ignored. as "politico" reports today they're sick and tired of gop autopsies that point the finger of blame for 2012 losses at them. anyway, culture conservatives like rick santorum and mike huckabee intend to stand firm on social conservative ground. that ground is pretty far to the right. remember rick santorum's commen
FOX
Apr 5, 2013 5:00pm PDT
it was safe to do so in washington kylie campbell ktvu channel two news. >> the judge's ruling takes effect in 30 days the obama administration has not said plans to feel. >> here in the bay area, reactions to the ruling were mixed some said things should stay that way they are requiring a prescription for girls 16 and under others said it is a good change. >> i think 16 is too young. especially because if they know they can get a hold of it, it's a little frustrating because i don't think they are old enough to make those decisions. >> another tool for them to be able to protect themselves against unintended pregnancy. >>>reporter: planned parenthood says many girls were already receiving the morning-after pill after seeing doctors at the clinic's. >> the us government has received so many applications for visas for highly skilled workers that it stopped taking them today and will use a lottery to decide who gets the. high-tech companies in particular prized that visas, the us will issue 85,000 this year. the lottery will decide which companies will get the visas and be able to give them t
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 9:00am EDT
in the sand like an ostrich. we saw on the "washington post" an article, obama administration pushes banks to make home loans to people with weaker credit. a frequent guest on my program said that would open the flood gates to risks and send us back to the path we were just trying to recover from. really? listen. young people, maybe it's better to rent for a while. when i was young, rates were 15%, 16%, you rent for a while. we don't need more tampering. it didn't work out the first time. back to you, david. >> it certainly did not, mr. santelli. what words of advice would they give for the smart phones today? tweet us and we'll air your responses next. welcome to the new new york state. what's the "new" in the new new york? a new property tax cap... and the lowest middle class income tax rate in 60 years... and a billion dollars in tax breaks and incentives. new opportunities for business. over 250,000 new private sector jobs were created over the last two years. and 17 straight months of job growth. with the most private sector jobs ever. lower taxes, new incentives, new jobs, now that's
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >>> the obama administration is pushing for banks to make home loans available to americans with weaker credit. cnbc's eamon javers joining us now with more of the details. eamon? >> good evening, brian. the "washington post" reported this story this morning. let me walk you through the details of what they say is a campaign by obama administration officials to push banks to loosen their lending standards when it comes to home mortgages. the "post" saying that the obama administration wants those banks to begin to lend again post-crisis. they say they've ratcheted the standards up too high and they want the banks to use those taxpayer-backed programs that enable them to do it and they're also urging the department of justice to reassure banks they won't be subject to prosecution or investigation if they move toward lending to people with lower credit scores. apparently, obama administration officials now feeling that some of the bank loan requirements of 20% down and near pristine credit scores are too high and that's hurting the housing recovery
FOX Business
Apr 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. ♪ lou: president obama questioning his ability to play. the president shooting baskets after the easter egg roll with members of the washington wizards, children, the president taking 22 shots. he missed 20 of them including an air ball, to missed layups. i'm not going to be overly critical of the skills. the president not fearing to much better in his n.c.a.a. bracket well, they went away. as we 16. joining us now, the "a-team," former reagan political director , democratic strategist robert zimmerman, author, radio talk-show host of fox news contributor who has -- >> they can't even agree i swear i think republicans would sign off on a bull that is being pushed by senator schumer and president obama. >> and patrick leahy is the chairman of the senate judiciary committee. >> something is serious and complicated as i ration reform should not be done in haste, nor should it beedone in secret which a lot of this is going on. rubio and others are saying, if really going to start down this path we have to make sure it's done in a transparent way so that the american public can judge for the
FOX News
Apr 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >> it is a artificial in terms of long-term economic recovery because what is going on in washington particularly with the obama administration, think of their major achievements from the economy, they raised taxes. that's what they did. they raised taxes. that is a drag on the economy. martha: i think there is another plan i want to get your feelings on this. you have got this sort of health care hovering over the jobs market, right? you have a lot of companies that are still sort of trying to figure out what they're going to do with it. they don't want to hire more people. small companies want to stay as tiny as they can right now. they're in complete hunker down mode. >> small companies between 50 and 499 employees. their employment is drop drag mat i canly. that is job growth coming out of recession. not the large companies. smaller companies like that. may not be they're laying people off. they're not hiring. martha: not hiring. >> in this economy we should be in a robust economy right now. they're not hiring. with more unknowns looming oversee questionster, health care tax, why would you hi
NBC
Mar 29, 2013 5:30pm PDT
'donnell in washington tonight. kelly, thanks. >>> now to the economy and the environment could be on a bit of a collision course tonight with the obama administration's new proposals for tighter emissions controls for cars that could, in turn, raise the price of gas. our report tonight from nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: at this rest stop in new jersey, the verdict is clear. cleaner air is good. >> everyone wants cleaner air. >> reporter: high gas prices are bad. >> it's ridiculous. i drive for a living. it's ridiculous for me. >> reporter: but can drivers have one without the other? the epa announced a clean air proposal today that would reduce sulfur emissions by two-thirds and impose new tailpipe emissions standards for 2017 cars and later. the federal agency says that by 2030, the regulations would prevent as many as 2,400 premature deaths and help 23,000 children avoid breathing issues per year. but the proposal would also raise gas prices. by just 1 cent per gallon says the epa. >> most health benefits of the premature deaths and the respiratory illnesses avoided, that's going to
CBS
Apr 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
to shoot down incoming missiles and warheads. >>> when president obama unveils his budget proposal next wednesday we're hearing it will include cuts to social security and other entitlement programs. we'll talk live with washington insider jamie dupree about what the president is hoping to get from republicans in exchange for this change to the social security program. >>> 7:06. and the world champs are back in town. sounds good doesn't it? thousands of giants fans are expected to gather in san fransisco for today's season opener at home. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live at at&t park with look at how the team is preparing. >> we just learned that both of the world series giants trophies are going to be displayed underneath the coke bottle, so you can grab a look. it's been sprinkling out here but should be clear skies for the game. the field is looking good. players show up at about 10:00 to start their warmups. it really seems like yesterday when we had the parade and the giants won the world series. the giants swept the detroit tigers
FOX
Apr 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
president obama unveils his budget proposal next wednesday we're hearing it will include cuts to social security and other entitlement programs. we'll talk live with washington insider jamie dupree about what the president is hoping to get from republicans in exchange for this change to the social security program. >>> 7:06. and the world champs are back in town. sounds good doesn't it? thousands of giants fans are expected to gather in san fransisco for today's season opener at home. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live at at&t park with look at how the team is preparing. >> we just learned that both of the world series giants trophies are going to be displayed underneath the coke bottle, so you can grab a look. it's been sprinkling out here but should be clear skies for the game. the field is looking good. players show up at about 10:00 to start their warmups. it really seems like yesterday when we had the parade and the giants won the world series. the giants swept the detroit tigers as you remember, but this afternoon the giants will be taking on the st. louis cardinals and
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
the united states. "washington journal" is live with your calls and e-mails next. ♪ host: that line this morning, obama publishes planned to build roads and bridges. good morning and welcome to this edition of the "washington journal." today is saturday, march 30, 2013. peter baker writes -- useppa proposals to generate money construction projects. that is what we want to talk about the first 45 minutes paying to improve america's infrastructure. 585-3880. for democrats. call us ats can 202-585-3882. you can reach out was with social media. for twitter, @cspanwj. facebook.com/c-span. is in thise of what morning's new york times -- we want to show you a little bit about what the president had to say. first, we will take some calls regarding paying to improve america's infrastructure. the first call is from james in riverside, california. caller: good morning. about the you think president's planned? they are proposing a marriage of public and private investment to pay for construction projects. caller: it sounds like a beautiful place -- plan. i love the way obama is very articulate
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm PDT
have amnesia. the obama administration now urging banks to make more home loans available to people with weak credit. wait a minute, isn't that what caused the housing crash in the first place? a washington economics columnist and author of the new book, "central bankers and a world on fire". welcome. >> thanks, greta. >> greta: tell me is the obama administration i read the front page, are they seeking to relax the lending requirements and urging banks to once again lend to people with weak credit. >> weak might not be the right word. but not weak, but okay, 600, fico scores. if you have fantastic credit you can get a loan the housing market is coming back, but people in the middle range are having harder time. and they're trying to push more money into the housing market and trying to get the housing market going stranger. >> all right, do they not have some fear, i mean, when i read the article, you know, i thought, we're not doing this again. because you know, the problem with this, when you bury people with debt who can't carry it. they're doing the debt services and spending t
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 3:00pm PDT
and "the washington post" says it might be a strong political move. let me quote "the washington post." by taking a volunteer cut in his own pay, no matter the size or amount, president obama is forcing the sequester back into the news and back to people's minds at least for a day or two. >> i think it could backfire, though, because what the president wants the sequester to be appealed. he thinks the cuts are too draconian and by taking his own pay cut it sort of implies, hey, look, we're all going to take these cuts. it sort of implants the sequester as not something that is going to be repealed. >> angela, you're nodding your head. you don't agree with that? >> i don't agree with that. it wasn't just the president but it was attorney general holder and secretary hagel and secretary kerry. i think what they are saying is these are tough but we don't want the hardworking americans that are in these regular government jobs to be suffering the most from the sequester. >> what it has not been is any republicans. i want to see when they are going to take a cut because they caused the cut
MSNBC
Apr 5, 2013 11:00am PDT
. from house majority leader eric cantor. as form he obama economic adviser said, this is a punch to the gut. the dow is down 87 points although it is off the day's low. cnbc's chief washington correspondent john harwood joins us live from the white house. we heard jay carney reiterate what austin ghoulsby said. this may all be about the sequester. what are you hearing? >> in fairness, austan did not say that the numbers that we saw today on jobs were because of the sequester. he was saying it would strengthen the argument against it. all economists agree it would be harmful. the question is has it been harmful so far? it has only been in effect one month reflecting the numbers and declining employment was not that great in this number. but this will strengthen the argument by the administration to say that once washington stands up from having been doubled over by that punch to the gut, we need to have a more rational approach to deficits reduction. in the eyes of the administration, that means, yes, some cuts but longer term, to entitlements rather than to discretionary spending
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
:00 eastern on c-span 2. up today on c-span -- "washington journal". at1:55 p.m., president obama port miami talking about jobs in the economy and tonight at 8:00 p.m., the kickoff on the political reforms campaign to encourage by partisanship. duprez looks,esme at the abortion laws. about same-sex marriage cases before the u.s. supreme court and later at 9:15, a roundtable discussion on the perceptions and misconceptions of the u.s. economy.
CNN
Apr 4, 2013 9:00am PDT
here in washington over the last couple of days now. you know, you've seen the obama administration, you've seen the pentagon take a very public stance really challenge the north koreans verbally and then the north koreans have ratcheted up. and there's a lot of concern that everybody's just amping up, you know, and it's pretty much going to slip out of control if everybody doesn't take a deep breath and step back. today, the administration, the pentagon, very much doing that making the decision that they will ratchet back on their rhetoric. not necessarily pull back on any of these military moves, but ratchet back the public rhetoric and hope that they can cool down this whole thing. >> all right. barbara, thanks so much. barbara starr there. >>> get more perspective on what is happening in north korea, the abilities as well as intentions in ramping up this aggressive posturing, an expert from columbia university, thanks for joining us. what do you think of the pentagon and change in posture that they're going to be stepping back from the rhetoric. do you think that's a good idea?
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